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2014-08-22 06:41:33

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most people know that the sun damages skin. This damage can lead to freckles, wrinkles, sun spots, or even cancer. Of all the skin cancers, melanoma is the most deadly. Yet many people do not wear sunscreen on a daily basis. Some refuse to do so for one reason or another while others simply have not incorporated it into their morning routine out of laziness or even simply because they have just forgotten to do so. Some actively...

2010-05-24 00:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Half the battle in knowing how to properly protect oneself from skin cancer is being able to separate fact from fiction. Unfortunately, some myths about tanning and sun protection are deep rooted and could mislead people into thinking that tanning is safe - when, in reality, nothing could be further from the truth. Now, a new survey by the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) sets the record straight on some of the most common myths...

2008-08-14 00:00:11

By Poornima Jayaraman Some of the things we grew up believing are really nothing more than enduring fiction.Think that sunburn will fade into a tan? How about waiting an hour after you eat and then going for a swim? Think again.Our panel of experts had fun busting some myths and even more fun proving our mothers wrong! Outdoors Myth: Wait one hour or more after eating before going swimming.Truth: There has never been a documented case of drowning on a full stomach and neither the...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.